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Who Will Manage The Streetcar Once SORTA Is Out Of The Picture?

Cincinnati is working to takeover direct management of the city's streetcar system, which means the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) would no longer be the operator. But officials are still considering whether city staff will oversee the system, or hand that responsibility to a non-profit authority.

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President Trump To Visit Wapakoneta On Sunday

Sep 16, 2019

The White House says President Trump will visit the northwest Ohio city of Wapakoneta, where he’ll join Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to tour an Australian-owned manufacturing facility.

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The Ohio Department of Education reports disadvantaged students in Cincinnati Public Schools are closing performance gaps.

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An effort is underway to save an endangered earthwork in Butler County before it's potentially sold to developers Sept. 28.

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At least four Southwest Ohio schools are participating in a program which uses a smart thermometer and an app to track and stop the spread of disease.

A growing number of colleges are no longer requiring standardized exams traditionally used during the admissions process. Xavier University is now joining their ranks. 


More than 40 artists from two dozen countries are on display at the 21C Museum Hotel in Cincinnati for the exhibit Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance. Textile artist Bisa Butler is one of them. She depicts images of people pulled from archival photographs, sewn into African fabrics such as Kente cloth.

How do you get your family to the dinner table when you're a single parent who works a night shift? How do you provide healthy meals when the food pantry sends you home with microwave pizza?

A three-day, multi-agency, undercover human trafficking sting in Central Ohio has resulted in 104 people being arrested. This sting is just the latest in statewide efforts to combat human trafficking.

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The Democratic National Committee announced Friday where in Ohio it plans to hold the next Democratic presidential debate.

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Robert Medallion, 17, plays left and defensive tackle on Taft IT High School's varsity football team.

He's has been playing varsity at Taft for three years, but his connection to the old Stargel Stadium dates to his first little league game.


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How Architecture Impacts Human Health

Architecture and the built environment effect our lives every day, says American Institute of Architects Cincinnati Executive Director Julie Carpenter. Buildings are places where we live, work and play. Carpenter says there is an increased interest in design that promotes health and an improved quality of life. That is the focus of the AIA Ohio Valley Regional conference Sept. 19-21.

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Exploring Issues in Education

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